Theme: Steampunk

Group Description

Steampunk refers to a genre of fiction where the beginnings of the industrial revolution (punctuated by steam powered-engines, though other "early inventions" may also be features) mix with fantasy, magic, the future, or a mixture of all three. As such, many steampunk games are set in the late 19th century. The writings of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells are usually cited as inspiration for steampunk.

Possibly the easiest definition of steampunk is: Modern technology as depicted using an earlier form of technology. A sci-fi with XIXth century looks. Typically this includes a lot of cranks, gears and clockwork mechanisms, but might also feature basic electricity gathered from hydroelectric, geothermal or other sources.

Related groups:

Theme: Dieselpunk - steampunk sub-genre with 1920s-1940s look&feel
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Nomad of Time1984Commodore 64Alternative Software Ltd....
Seastalker1984Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, TRS-80 CoCoInfocom, Inc.3.29
The Eidolon1985Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX, PC-88, ZX SpectrumEpyx, Inc.3.32
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOSCoktel Vision2.52
Viaje Al Centro De La Tierra1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft3.08
Space 18891990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSParagon Software Corporation3.64
Fushigi no Umi no Nadia1991GenesisNamco Limited...
Boston Bomb Club1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOSSilmarils2.51
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2 - Martian Dreams1991DOS, Macintosh, WindowsORIGIN Systems, Inc.4.10
The Steel Empire1992Game Boy Advance, Genesis, Nintendo 3DSFlying Edge, Inc.3.40
Soldiers of Fortune1993Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, BlackBerry, DOS, Genesis, J2ME, Linux, Macintosh, SNES, WindowsSpectrum Holobyte, Inc.3.75
Arctic Baron1993Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSilmarils3.47
Robotrek1994SNESEnix America Corporation3.24
Banshee1994Amiga, Amiga CD32Core Design Ltd.4.11
Final Fantasy III1994Android, Fire OS, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, Wii, Wii U, WindowsNintendo of America Inc.4.03
Mobile Light Force1994Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA Saturn, WindowsSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995DOS, MacintoshBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.97
World of Aden: Entomorph - Plague of the Darkfall1995Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xMindscape, Inc.3.40
Gensei Kitan: Disc Saga III 1995PC-98Compile...
Journey to the Centre of the Earth1995Windows, Windows 3.xU.S. Gold Ltd....
World of Aden: Thunderscape1995DOS, WindowsMindscape, Inc.3.42
Chrono Trigger1995Android, iPhone, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, WiiSony Computer Entertainment America LLC4.09
Warcraft II: Battle Chest1996DOSBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.49
Fantasy General1996DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsMindscape, Inc.3.64
Lighthouse: The Dark Being1996DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.70
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Selected Covers

Seastalker DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Seastalker
Final Fantasy III PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy III
Soldiers of Fortune DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Soldiers of Fortune
Fantasy General DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Fantasy General

Selected Screenshots

opening screen
Screenshot from Seastalker
Title screen
Screenshot from Fushigi no Umi no Nadia
Japanese title screen
Screenshot from Final Fantasy III
Title screen
Screenshot from Soldiers of Fortune
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